This is a printable version of the Mixedness & Mixing website page About this eConference

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This eConference was hosted by the Commission for Racial Equality, and took place between 4-6 September 2007.

It aimed to take a closer look at issues relating to Britain's mixed-race population (mixedness) and mixed families (mixing).

We organised the eConference in partnership with the Runnymede Trust, London South Bank University's Families and Social Capital Research Group, and the Department for Communities and Local Government.


Why focus on the mixed-race group?

This group is one of the most diverse and least well understood in Britain. There are many vital questions that need answering, for example:

Find out more about the format of the event, and the programme for the three days.


Main aims of this event

Through this eConference, we hoped to provide a forum to bring together the broadest variety of perspectives on this topic to date. We wanted to identify and discuss key issues related to mixed race/ethnicity experience, research, practice and policy.

Specifically, we wanted to begin to:


Who was involved?

You can read here, biographies of some of the key people involved in this conference.



Download a report evaluating the e-conference showing how man people participated in the event, who they were and what what they thought of it (pdf 1.72 MB).

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